Coinbase Launches International Exchange for Bitcoin and Ether Perpetual Futures

Coinbase, the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange, recently announced the launch of a new service called Coinbase International Exchange. The new platform will enable institutional users outside of the United States to trade bitcoin and ethereum perpetual futures. The company stated in a tweet that the service will begin by offering perpetual futures settled in USDC […]

Tether Grows 2.3% as Stablecoin Economy Loses $2.4 Billion in Value Since March 31

While several top digital assets have decreased in value against the U.S. dollar over the past month, the stablecoin economy has lost $2.4 billion in value since March 31, 2023. Four of the top five stablecoins experienced net redemptions over the last 30 days, except for tether, which grew by 2.3% during that time. Four […]

Rogue Validator Exploits MEV Bots on Ethereum, Resulting in $25.3M in Crypto Losses

On April 3, 2023, at Ethereum block height 16,964,664, a group of MEV (Maximal Extractable Value) bots were exploited for $25.3 million. An analysis of the exploit revealed that a renegade validator switched the MEV bots’ transactions and seized various crypto tokens, such as 7,460 wrapped ether and 64 wrapped bitcoin. While the Mechanisms Behind […]

Pancakeswap Launches Version 3 of Protocol on BNB and Ethereum Blockchains

On Monday, April 3, the decentralized exchange (dex) platform Pancakeswap launched version 3 of its protocol (v3) on the Binance Coin (bnb) and Ethereum blockchains. The new application aims to improve the performance of the dex protocol and reduce fees by implementing four levels of trading fees. New Features and Improved Capital Efficiency Offered in […]